Mahfooz Ali

(28 October / Lucknow (U.P.) India)

Little Boy Prince


When I was born.
I was chosen to run free.
I had a dream last night,
of sweets, chocolates and ambrosia.
And in the midst.
Of all the smoke and debris.
There I stand, wondering?
Will I be free?
And my dream came true.

Submitted: Saturday, November 04, 2006
Edited: Tuesday, November 02, 2010
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  • Preeti - is here! (12/18/2006 7:55:00 AM)

    I like how you captured his thoughts in this little piece. I marvel at the boy's survival instinct!
    Good poem! (Report) Reply

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